NPR: Jazz on Thursday Night

NPR: Jazz on Thursday Night

Digging Deep: Experts Assess Environmental Impacts Of Proposed Mine Expansion Near Glenwood Springs

When a mining operation spreads out across hundreds of acres, some environmental impact is inevitable. Opponents of...

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Digging Deep: A Long List Of Permits Stands In the Way Of RMI’s Mine Expansion

Taking a limestone mine from less than 20 acres to more than 400 is no small feat. Not only does it require expensive...

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High Risk At High Altitude: The ‘Paradise Paradox’ And What It Means For Ski Town Mental Health

The Mountain West has some of the highest suicide rates in the United States. Colorado is no exception; the state has...

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Highlands Ski Patrol Director Mac Smith Gave Decades Of ‘Blood, Sweat And Tears’ On The Mountain

Aspen Highlands Ski Patrol Director Mac Smith passed the baton on Jan. 31 after 42 seasons on the job. Though, he...

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As Growing Vaccine Inequity Leaves Latinos Behind, A Roaring Fork Valley Group Aims To Close The Gap

Almost half a million Coloradans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. While that number indicates...

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High Risk At High Altitude: How Have The Events Of The Last Year Impacted Our Relationships?

One way to take care of yourself during the coronavirus pandemic is to stay connected to your loved ones, but what...

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Doc Eason Makes Magic As Snowmass’ Resident Magician

Doc Eason has been a Snowmass staple for visitors and locals for over four decades. His card tricks and sleight of...

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Local Musician Shea Freedom’s New Song ‘America’ Calls For Justice And Peace On Inauguration Day

In a normal year, local musician Shea Freedom can be found tearing up the stage at Belly Up in Aspen or performing...

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High Risk At High Altitude: Why We Turn To Substances To Cope With Stress

It may be a new year, but the stresses and challenges from 2020 seem to be trickling into 2021. At the national...

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Aspen Homeless Shelter Determined To Help Locals Despite Pandemic Shutdown

Traditionally on Martin Luther King Day, the Aspen Chapel invites locals to cook a special dinner for people who...

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High Risk At High Altitude: How Local Service Industry Workers Are Faring During The Pandemic

Back in 2019, licensed clinical social worker and therapist Kathleen Callahan was approached by Lindze Letherman and...

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Local Birders And Scientists Seeing Impacts Of Climate Change On Birds In Roaring Fork Valley

On a recent morning, local naturalist Rebecca Weiss led a small group of amatuer birders through the frozen cattails...

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Local Creative Industries Feeling ‘Cautious, But Optimistic’ About Their Economic Footing

Before COVID-19 hit, arts and cultural events and institutions made up 12 percent of the Pitkin County economy,...

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High Risk At High Altitude: How Do Kids And Their Families Find Balance In The Middle Of A Storm?

For many of us, the ongoing pandemic has impacted our mental health in surprising ways, and this includes young...

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Reflections On The Pandemic From Pitkin County's Outgoing Public Health Director

Karen Koenemann, Pitkin County public health director, will spend her last day in the position on Friday, Dec. 4. She...

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Finding Ways To Improve Your Mental Health While ‘Living In Limbo’

Many people feel like the last several months have completely turned their world upside down. From shutdowns, to...

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With Mid-Pandemic Winter Tourism Gearing Up, A Look Back At Aspen’s Summer

The ski mountains are open and Christmas is less than a month away. In Aspen, many businesses reliant on tourists and...

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‘English In Action’ Finds Silver Lining During Pandemic With Virtual Tutoring For Local Immigrants

With no end in sight for the pandemic and cases surging in the Roaring Fork Valley, many nonprofits have had to shift...

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With Smiles And Waves, City Of Rifle Unveils Public Kindness Campaign

Even before the pandemic effectively scuttled human interaction, city officials in Rifle say they noticed that...

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Local Schools Face Difficult Choices Ahead As COVID-19 Spikes In Roaring Fork Valley

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the valley, local schools are having to rethink their plans for the winter...

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